BROCKLEBANK William McHallum (Bill)

Born on January 4, 1927. Passed away July 23, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at Alchera House, Korumburra. Aged 94.
Beloved Husband of Dawn (dec.)
Cherished father of Heather, Andrew, Shona and Amanda.
Loving father-in-law, Pop, Great Pop, and Great Great Pop to their families.

Reunited with his darling Dawn, both departed on July 23rd, 11 years apart.

Always in our hearts.

Funeral Notice
St. Peters Anglican Church Bruce Street,, LeongathaView Map
A Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Mr William McHallum (Bill) Brocklebank will be held at St. Peters Anglican Church, Bruce Street, Leongatha on THURSDAY July 29, 2021 Commencing 1.30pm. The Funeral will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Leongatha Cemetery. Due to the change of restriction, this Service is now open to family and friends, numbers remain limited. The Service will be live streamed, to view click here The Service can be downloaded, to download click here
  1. Very fond memories of Bill, always a gentleman, and always up for a chat.

    Pat and Keith Kuhne

    Keith and Pat KUHNE July 26, 2021
  2. Deepest sympathy to Heather, Andrew, Shona, Amanda and Families on the passing of Bill. Many lovely and grateful memories of over 65 years of friendship. R.I.P. Evelyn, Terry and the Stephens Family.

    Evelyn Stephens July 26, 2021
  3. Bill you will be sadly missed at Alchera House. I will always remember your lovely greetings every day and your sincere thanks for the care given to you. It was an honour to be one of your nurses.

    Ruth Howells July 26, 2021
  4. Deepest sympathies to Heather, Andrew, Shona, Amanda and their respective partners and families. Great friend of John. Always enjoyed a chat and joke. Reunited with Dawn. Prayers and condolences at this sad time. Knowing that others care can lighten your grief.

    Sharyn Rayson July 26, 2021
  5. Condolences to Shona, Amanda, Heather & Andrew and partners. A long time friend and confident of dad. Many an hour spent chatting about fishing, cleaning, gardening, chooks or the weather. Bill will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. Rest peacefully Bill your work is done.

    Sharyn Rayson July 26, 2021
  6. Bill, your positive outlook on life inspired us all at Alchera House.
    Poached eggs on toast with a sprig of parsley, whilst listening to “Mull of Kintyre “.
    “Just wonderful”, you would say with a glint in your eye.

    Phillip Alchera House.

    Phillip Sullivan July 27, 2021
  7. A real gentleman who was loved by many. Always very helpful when he looked after the Memorial Hall. Will miss your smile & chat. Condolences to all the family

    Ruth & Ian le Serve July 27, 2021
  8. Love to Amanda, Shona, Heather and Andrew and families at this sad time. Great memories of Bill and his tales of Scotland and the Troon Dance Hall. Always cheerful and kind. Reunited with Dawn. Helen, Murray & Oliver Maclean

    Helen Maclean July 28, 2021
  9. Our deepest sympathies to the Brocklebank family. Many fond memories of our chats with Billie & wee Jock, a true gentleman who will be sadly missed. Much Love Cam & Laura Mcilwaine

    Laura Mcilwaine July 28, 2021
  10. A true gentleman with a wicked sense of humour. Thank you for the smile when we truly needed it the most. You made our job easier and it was a pleasure to care for you at Alchera

    Kate Brierley July 28, 2021
  11. RIP Bill.
    What a privilege it was to care for you, you were a humble man with many stories to tell.
    Rest easy.

    Carmen Chilcott July 28, 2021
  12. A great man, always friendly. Great memories chatting to Bill at the TAB on many Saturdays many years sgo.

    Matt Battersby July 28, 2021
  13. A gentle man l’m better for have known him great chats at the Bairs bar

    Shane Paterson July 28, 2021
  14. RIP Uncle Bill.
    I only ever had the pleasure of meeting my Aunt Dawn and you once in my life but it was a truly wonderful experience for me and especially when my Dad saw you after all those years apart. You will be truly missed by all your family near and far . Best wishes
    Richard, Gillian, Mia and Fraser Brocklebank

    Richard Brocklebank July 28, 2021
  15. Condolences sent to uncle Billy’s family from Lorraine Melvyn and Family xxl

    Lorraine McInnes July 28, 2021
  16. Deepest sympathy to Heather, Laurie and family on the loss of your father, fond memories of Bill and Dawn. Bev and Eric Thompson.

    Lila Beverley Thompson July 28, 2021
  17. With heartfelt sorrow at the loss of a special brother . The roads are long and weary and we were far apart seldom in our company but always in our heart. Rest in peace Bill till we meet again.
    Shonna Alex & Family Canada

    Shonna O'Neil July 29, 2021
  18. Deepest sympathy to you all. He was a lovely man.

    Grant & Chris McDonald

    Chris McDonald July 29, 2021
  19. Lovingly remembered by his youngest sister and brother-in-law in Melbourne. Visits, coffee and reminisces were so good to share. Now at peace.
    Eleanor and Don McLea

    Eleanor McLean July 29, 2021
  20. We are saddened to lose a loved Uncle, and share thoughts and prayers in support of all Bill’s children and extended loved ones. God be with you, each one. Sincerely Jeff, &Donna Brocklebank

    Jeff Brocklebank July 29, 2021
  21. Our thoughts are with you Heather, Laurie and family on the loss of your father Bill. Bev and Eric Thompson.

    Lila Beverley Thompson July 29, 2021
  22. My condolences to Bill’s family. Such a beautiful sole now reunited with him beloved Dawn. I will always have fond memories of working at the Shire during the 80’s with both Bill & Dawn.

    Jo Graeme July 29, 2021
  23. Our condolences to the Brocklebank family. We remember many happy times with Bill and his dedication to his work at the Shire of Woorayl.
    Rest in peace.
    Keith and Raie Godridge.

    Keith Godridge July 29, 2021
  24. Remembering a precious special BIG Brother…..So happy to have spent amazing time here in Troon with Bill and Dawnie…..It was truly the best time…full of love and laughs and fish suppers……….Remembered with much love always…Forever in our hearts..So much love to ALL the family and friends at this sad time……..Wee brother Donald and

    The Brocklebanks Kerrs July 30, 2021
  25. To Bill Brocklebank’s family: We share your sadness as you grieve the loss of your precious Dad. May God give you comfort at this time. We are thinking of you, every one . Sincerely Jeff, Donna & Darla Brocklebank

    Handley Funeral Services July 30, 2021
  26. Special thoughts and prayers for our family members in Australia at this time of great sorrow. We are saddened to hear of your loss of dear Uncle Bill. He is now safe with Hugh and others that have gone before. Stewart Brocklebank

    Handley Funeral Services July 30, 2021
  27. “The time has come the Walrus said, to talk of many things……”
    It was a pleasure taking care of you during your time at Alchera House, such a character and always up for a laugh, Rest in peace Bill, deepest sympathy to your family during this hard time.
    Krista Campbell

    Krista Campbell July 30, 2021
  28. Hello lovely family. Losing parents such a sad time. Have to try and think there’s a lot of lovely people all together again waiting for us. Love love always Heather and all your dear family. xox

    Tracie McInnes August 1, 2021